A less invasive option.
The Interventional Cardiology program at Cape Cod Hospital has been widely recognized for its consistently superior level of care. The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has ranked the hospital #1 in the country in outcomes for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (formerly known as angioplasties). Outcomes continue to consistently surpass ACC guidelines and prove that Cape Cod Hospital is where you want to be if you have a life-threatening heart condition. Watch an animation of this procedure.
Led by Richard Zelman, MD, FACC, Director of the Cape Cod Healthcare Interventional Cardiology Program, and Alanna Coolong, MD, M.SC, our dedicated team of Interventional Cardiologists, Nurses and Technologists work together to provide leading-edge care for your specific condition.
Paramedics from all of the region’s fire departments are an essential part of the Cape Cod Hospital Interventional Cardiology team. They are trained to recognize stabilize the patient and rush them to the hospital.
Cape Cod Hospital Interventional Cardiologists are consistently able to open blocked arteries in less time than ACC guidelines recommend in order to save lives and quality of life by avoiding or minimizing damage to the patient’s heart muscle.